We Support Fully Funding the PDR Program

Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders, Fayette County Farm Bureau and Fayette Alliance ask Mayor to fully Fund PDR Program for Fiscal Year 2018 The Purchase of Development Rights Program (PDR) is the cornerstone of our Rural Land Management Plan.  The program was created in 2000 with the goal of preserving 50,000 acres of land for […]

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Purchase of Development Rights Program

Purchase of Development Rights Program The Purchase of Development Rights Program (PDR) is the cornerstone of our Rural Land Management Plan.  The program was created in 2000 with the goal of preserving 50,000 acres of land for future agricultural use.  To date, nearly 30,000 acres have been protected, and our PDR program has been lauded […]

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PDR Program Now Accepting Applications

The Purchase of Development Rights Program helps conserve our precious Bluegrass landscape. The program aims to purchase conservation easements on 50,000 acres in the Rural Service Area to secure a critical mass of protected farmland for the general agriculture, equine and tourism industries. The PDR program is currently accepting applications. The deadline to apply is […]

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LFUCG FY 2016 LFUCG Budget

The LFUCG FY 2016 $324 million budget creates a transformational opportunity to invest in infrastructure and services that sustainably grow our city and promote our farms in Lexington. LFUCG’s role as the government partner in this public-private sector effort will reap substantial economic, quality of life, and environmental returns today and in the future. In […]

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Mayor Gray Releases Proposed FY 2015-2016 Budget

Highlights of Mayor Gray’s proposed budget include: $22 million for restoring the old courthouse $10 million for Town Branch Commons $2 million for the Affordable Housing Trust Fund $1.15 million for the PDR program   Mayor Jim Gray proposes spending for old courthouse, new park, raises, more police by Beth Musgrave, 4.7.15, Kentucky.com Lexington Mayor […]

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